indoor air quality

The Problem of Indoor Air Quality

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA), Americans spend 93% of their life indoors, with 87% being actually inside a residential or commercial building and 7% of their life being inside a car. While this isn’t surprising, as, for many of us, particularly in Florida, the weather can be hard to handle, this amount […]

air-pollution-innovation

Innovative Methods of Tracking Air Quality Around the Globe

Air pollution is now a global issue that is not only threatening our planet but is also claiming lives. The problem exists primarily in the urban areas of the world, and the World Health Organization has established air quality standards of which many cities fail to meet. In the U.S. alone, more than 50,000 deaths […]

environmental impact

Things we do which affect the environment, which in return affects us

Whenever rubbish is randomly dumped, when water is contaminated by pollutants or aerosols are used that destroy the ozone layer, someone has to be held accountable and it is important to understand that whenever something is done that negatively effects the environment; it will have a repercussion. How serious the repercussion is will depend on […]

climate change

The Most Common Bees and Wasps That Could Nest on Your Property

Each spring and summer, most people look forward to the warmer temperatures, extra time to spend outside, and more opportunities for vacations. One aspect of this season that isn’t very appealing, though, is the increased number of flying insects around. Some of the worst flying insects to deal with on your property are stinging insects […]

Three curious inventions to curb climate change

Three curious inventions to curb climate change

Finding a solution to climate change is not just a matter of reducing emissions. While it is necessary to limit them, most likely insufficient. To prevent global temperatures from rising more than two degrees famous turn of the century is necessary carbon capture one way or another. But, how? The answers given geo-engineering and other […]

Ecological bricks

Ecological bricks: what they are types and advantages

Ecological bricks are a key element in green architecture. However, the term brings together different types of materials and their benefits can also be very different. Despite their differences, they all have in common a number of advantages to environmental or sustainability level. In this post we will make a brief and simple introduction to […]

Turn your garden into a paradise of biodiversity

Turn your garden into a paradise of biodiversity

Halting the loss of biodiversity is one of the most valuable eco-friendly features that can meet the gardens. If they designed properly maintained and become true refuges for flora and fauna. But not only that, because if we do need both public parks and private gardens will become pockets of wildlife that serve as a […]